FAQs ABOUT TELFIRST CT 40/12.5 TABLET
What is TELFIRST CT 40/12.5 TABLET used for?
TELFIRST CT 40/12.5 TABLET is used to treat essential hypertension (high blood pressure) in affected individuals when monotherapy with chlorthalidone or telmisartan becomes inadequate to control the condition.
How does TELFIRST CT 40/12.5 TABLET works?
TELFIRST CT 40/12.5 TABLET helps to lower blood pressure, whereas telmisartan works by blocking angiotensin (a hormone responsible for regulating blood pressure and maintaining fluid balance in the body) which leads to the relaxation of blood vessels and chlorthalidone works by removing extra water and certain electrolytes from the body which leads to relaxation of blood pressure and improved blood flow thus reducing high blood pressure in affected individuals.
How TELFIRST CT 40/12.5 TABLET is taken?
Take TELFIRST CT 40/12.5 TABLET as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending on your age, body weight and disease condition.
What are the side effects of TELFIRST CT 40/12.5 TABLET?
The most common side effects of taking TELFIRST CT 40/12.5 TABLET are back pain, sore throat, nausea, abdominal pain, indigestion, diarrhoea, and/or headache. Consult your doctor if any of these symptoms worsen.
What happens if you take more TELFIRST CT 40/12.5 TABLET than the required dose?
If you or anyone else accidentally take too much of TELFIRST CT 40/12.5 TABLET, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Overdose symptoms are low blood pressure, dizziness, fast heart rate, slow heart rate, nausea, sleeplessness, hypovolaemia (low blood volume), and electrolyte imbalances (associated with irregular heartbeat and muscle spasms).